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MICR Council

John D. Carpten, PhD
Chairperson

John D. Carpten, PhD

Professor and Chair of Translational Genomics
Director, Institute For Translational Genomics
Keck School of Medicine of USC
Los Angeles, California

Laura Fejerman, PhD
Past Chairperson

Laura Fejerman, PhD

Associate Professor, Institute of Human Genetics, Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
University of California San Francisco
Berkeley, California

Gerardo Colón-Otero, MD
Chairperson-Elect

Gerardo Colón-Otero, MD

Director, Health Disparities Research; Associate Dean, Mayo Medical School; Professor, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
Mayo Clinic Cancer Center
Jacksonville, Florida

Clayton C. Yates, PhD
Chairperson-Elect Designate

Clayton C. Yates, PhD

Professor, Department of Biology and Center for Cancer Research
Tuskegee University
Tuskegee, Alabama

Margaret Foti, PhD, MD (hc)

Margaret Foti, PhD, MD (hc)

Chief Executive Officer
American Association for Cancer Research
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Sarki A. Abdulkadir, MD, PhD

Sarki A. Abdulkadir, MD, PhD

(2019-2022)

Director
Northwestern University
Chicago, Illinois

Nadine J. Barrett, PhD

Nadine J. Barrett, PhD

(2019-2022)

Assistant Professor, Department of Community and Family Medicine
Duke School of Medicine
Durham, North Carolina

Luis G. Carvajal-Carmona, PhD

Luis G. Carvajal-Carmona, PhD

(2018-2021)

Associate Professor, Genome Center and Department of Biochemistry
UC Davis
Davis, California

Lisa A. Newman, MD, MPH

Lisa A. Newman, MD, MPH

(2019-2022)

Director
Weill Cornell Medicine
New York, New York

Sanya A. Springfield, PhD

Sanya A. Springfield, PhD

(Ex Officio)

Director
National Cancer Institute-Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities
Bethesda, Maryland

Mariana C. Stern, PhD

Mariana C. Stern, PhD

(2018-2021)

Professor, Departments of Preventive Medicine and Urology
USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center
Los Angeles, California